JA Entertainment's and Azure Entertainment's thriller named Rocky Handsome is the remake of Korean film The Man From Nowhere, and stars Kabir Ahlawat (John Abraham), the owner of a small pawn shop. His innocent bond of friendship with the little girl Naomi (Baby Divya Chalwad) leads him to become the guardian angel of her and her drug addict mother Anna (Nathalia Kaur).
On the other hand, a parallel story takes place where the drug dealer Mantu (Uday Tikekar) is unhappy that his most trusted man Kevin (Nishikanth Kamath) is unsuccessful in tracing drugs. In the due course, the duo of Mantu and Kevin land up kidnapping Naomi and killing Anna.
As luck would have it, the dreaded duo cross path with the 'man of steel' Kabir Ahlawat, who has vowed to eliminate the killers of Anna. Amidst all this, he gets to know the ugly truth that, besides being Anna's killers, are Mantu and Kevin are the ones responsible for killing his dearest wife Rukhshida (Shruti Haasan).
Does Kabir Ahlawat be able to save the innocent Naomi from the clutches of the dreaded Mantu and Kevin, will he be able to avenge Anna's death is what forms the rest of the film.